If you're a type 2 and on insulin, this is the place for you! Come in and discuss issues we deal with every day, like types of insulin, carb counting, insulin/carb ratios, pens, needles, pumps, and much more.
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If you have MODY, here's a group just for you
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Hi everyone! I'm hoping to find an insulin dependent Type 2 buddy to chat with, if anyone is interested. I don't have any friends or family with diabetes and it can feel very isolated and alone sometimes.If anyone out there would like to be buddies,…Continue
Next time you're in the hosptial, make sure you do your own insulin injections and that you keep your pen in your room, and label the body of the pen, NOT the cap.Thousands of hospital patients were exposed to HIV, Hep and other blood bourne…Continue
I was told by my endo that I am insulin sensitive. I know that an insulin resistant diabetic usually takes a higher dosage of insulin (maybe 40 or more units bolus). My current dosage (recently diagnosed) is typically about 1 to 2.5 Novolog and 3 to…Continue
Hi everyone! I have an interesting situation that I thought I'd bring up, to see if anyone else has run into this.First, background - Type 2, insulin pump since July 2013, and love it.I came down with a head cold over this past weekend, and was sick…Continue
On the TV series, Body of Proof, the main character's daughter was just diagnosed with type 1 diabetes.She said something along the lines of "Why'd I get diabetes, I'm not fat!"Her mother, a doctor replied, "That's type 2, you don't have that."Then…Continue
Hi all, wondering if I could get your viewpoints...I'm T2, and started Lantus & Victoza 5 weeks ago. No issues injecting into my abs, but just recently realized that I should rotate sites, not just spots within a site. Trouble is, I seem to get…Continue
This article Insulin Pumps 'more effective than injections' for Type 2 diabetes was found at Medical News…Continue
I started nighttime NPH about a month ago starting with 10 units and every few days increasing it 2 units until I achieved a range of 100-120 morning BG. All went well, I increased to 16 units and was having good results. I had a couple lows below…Continue
Insulin degludec/insulin aspart does better than biphasic insulin aspart 30 in type 2 diabetes inadequately controlled with other regimens....The combination product is the first to contain "a basal insulin with an ultralong duration of action, and…Continue